If you live in an apartment in Charlotte, NC, it is time to get outdoors, enjoy the spring and…put on your kilt? Whether your attire consists of seersucker or Scottish plaid, you'll fit right in at these two events. Don a kilt for the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games on April 20 – 21. Celebrate Celtic culture with bagpipe performances, highland dancing, Scottish country dancing, long bow, battle axe, piping and drumming, kilted races strength competitions and more.
Then head to Brooklandwood in Mineral Springs April 27 in full spring attire for six thoroughbred races during the social event of the season, Queen's Cup Steeplechase. The Queen’s Cup is the spring time place to be the last Saturday of every April!
Spend a wonderful afternoon with your family, friends, and colleagues celebrating the Charlotte region's only annual Rite of Spring in the beautiful Piedmont countryside, just 45 minutes from Uptown Charlotte. The Queen’s Cup is held on the grounds of Brooklandwood Racecourse. Here you will enjoy fantastic hospitality and scenery while you experience some of the highest level of steeplechase racing anywhere in the United States.
The Queen's Cup Steeplechase, is an annual steeplechase horse racing event benefiting local and regional charities who are involved in assisting CSA produce the Queen's Cup. Thanks to your support and the help of over 300 wonderful volunteers, CSA, since 1995, has donated over $540,000 to local and regional charities. We encourage you to come, Experience the Thrill of the 'Chase!
Attending the Queen’s Cup is a wonderful way to ring in spring!
Charlottesgotalot.com and www.queenscup.org